Mitchell Maria

Mitchell

, Maria 1818-1889.
American astronomer and educator noted for her study of sunspots and nebulae and for the discovery of a comet (1847). She was the first woman elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences (1848).

Mitch·ell

(mĭch′əl), Maria 1818-1889.
American astronomer and educator noted for her study of sunspots and nebulae and for the discovery of a comet (1847).
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